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bank clerk

noun, British.
teller (def 2).
Origin of bank clerk
First recorded in 1820-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • It was worth, in those days, a bank clerk's position or an undergraduate's degree ever to be seen there.

    Pirate Gold Frederic Jesup Stimson
  • Dear Carl,—You are just silly to tease me about any bank clerk.

    The Trail of the Hawk Sinclair Lewis
  • He worked hard every day at the War Office, and came down to Greenwich in the afternoon like any civil servant or bank clerk.

  • The bank clerk and the Wood-carver talked earnestly, planned and dreamed.

    The Trail of '98 Robert W. Service
  • Another story is that he was born in Pennsylvania of decent parents, was well educated, and in due course became a bank clerk.

  • I recognised in them the bank clerk and the Professor, and I hailed them.

    The Trail of '98 Robert W. Service
  • He had been earning a bank clerk's salary, with no way of spending it.

    We Can't Have Everything Rupert Hughes
  • Some have unawares (like this bank clerk) entertained angels.

    Crimes of Charity Konrad Bercovici
  • I once saw a young Church of Ireland man, a bank clerk in the west of Ireland, thrown in a like trance.

    Ideas of Good and Evil William Butler Yeats
  • Then Resi told me some more about the bank clerk and his wife, that is not-wife.

    A Young Girl's Diary An Anonymous Young Girl
British Dictionary definitions for bank clerk

bank clerk

(Brit) an employee of a bank
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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